Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control

WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sexually active teenage girls who are obese are less likely to use birth control than teens who aren't overweight, a new study reports.

Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says

TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women's faces are redder than usual during ovulation, but this subtle change isn't detectable to the human eye, new research shows.

Umbilical Cord 'Milking' May Help Preemies Delivered by C-Section

TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gently massaging the umbilical cords of preterm infants delivered by C-section may improve their blood pressure, boost blood flow and increase levels of red blood cells, a new study finds.

Millennials More Accepting of Working Moms Than Past Generations

MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young Americans are more accepting of working mothers than previous generations were, a new study finds.

One Stillbirth Greatly Raises Odds for Another: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who've had one stillbirth have a four times higher risk of having another stillbirth compared to women who've had a live birth, British researchers report.

Doctors Should Urge Against Pot Use During Pregnancy: Guidelines

MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors should discourage women from using marijuana during pregnancy, due to the potential effects that pot's active ingredients can have on a child's brain development, new guidelines state.

Pregnancy Results Good for Women With Controlled Lupus: Study

MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Not long ago, women with lupus were often told pregnancy was too risky. But new research confirms that when the disease is under control, women usually have healthy pregnancies and babies.

Pregnancy May Conceal Ebola

WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ebola infection continues to surprise scientists. The latest twist: The deadly virus may hide in pregnant women without obvious symptoms.

D & C Procedures May Raise Risk of Preterm Birth: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A widely used gynecological procedure may increase the risk of preterm delivery in future pregnancies, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Breast-Feeding Benefits Moms, Too

(HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding ensures that baby gets all needed nutrients. It also may offer health benefits for mom, too.